Top of Hill Terrace

Legendary Locals of Arlington Texas

Caddos, Cotton and Cowboys - Essays of Arlington TX


Sunday, August 27,2017 at the Fielder Museum 2:30 pm

Fielder Museum 's latest exhibit "Face of Arlington in Sports" Boxing will be our first program featuring Robert Chapa; A professional boxing referee, a product of Arlington's Golden Gloves program, and a graduate of Sam Houston High School.

The Arlington Boys Club sponsored this boxing program from the 1950's till 2005. Robert will speak about his boxing career and his career in the world of professional boxing.

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Knapp Market April 2017


Arlington on Tap free monthly lecture series!

The Arlington Historical Society and Arlington Proud co-sponsored, Arlington on Tap, under the supervision of O.K. Carter and Mark Joeckel, with media sponsorship of Arlington Today Magazine continues in Fall 2017. Talks take place at a revolving series of downtown bars and bistros.

Arlington on Tap 2017-18 Season
All events take place 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Tuesday, February 13: "Great Women of Arlington," O.K. Carter, longtime Star-Telegram journalist and historian. Carter warms up for Valentine's with funny and sometimes sentimental stories of the women in history who helped make Arlington great. Hooligan's, 310 E. Abram

Tuesday, March 13: "Community Colleges: THE Answer to a lot of American Problems," Bill Coppola, president of the Arlington campus of Tarrant County College. J.R. Bentley's, 406 W. Abram St.

Tuesday, April 10: "Fake News: Where it Starts and How It Affects Your Life," Robert Francis, editor of the Fort Worth Business Press. Division Brewing, 506 E. Main St.

Tuesday, May 8: "The New American Library", just in time for the opening of the new downtown library (in June), Yoko Matsumoto, chief librarian for Arlington. Maverick's Bar and Grill, 601 E. Main St.


Regular Hours at the Fielder House
1616 W. Abram Street

The Historic Fielder House is available for tours
Tuesday through Saturday - 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (or by appointment)
Call for arranging group tours (schools etc.) - 817-460-4001

Visit our new museum gift shop - now open!


Regular Hours at Knapp Heritage Park
201 W. Front Street

Open Saturdays and Sundays 1 to 4 pm with docent tours

Last Sunday of each month - Resident Blacksmith/Artisan, James Ryan will be there


The Arlington Garden Club Programs
The Arlington Garden Club is the oldest garden club in Arlington!

See what's happening at the Arlington Garden Club
Visit the Arlington Garden Club Facebook Page

Spring Plant Sale
Saturday, April 21st
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Fielder House Museum

Native plants, pollinators, and more!
This is always an exciting day filled
with plants, informative talks, and more!

The butterfly garden on the Fielder House grounds is maintained by the Arlington Organic Garden Club and Master Naturalist, A Texas Naturalist Project of Texas A&M AgriLIFE Extension. Check the Fielder House Museum Facebook page for more information.

"Thanks, Arlington Garden Club, for your contribution to the upkeep and beautification of the grounds of the historic Fielder House!"